Movies and TV shows set in long island

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in long island ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching and talky films and TV shows about / with family relations, husband wife relationship, storytelling, couple relations, parents and children, culture clash, marriage, writers, drinking alcohol and siblings relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as long island: Witches of East End (2013), L.I.E. (2001), The Tender Bar (2021), Lost Girls (2020), The Horror of Party Beach (1964), The Brothers McMullen (1995), New York After Midnight (1978), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Comedian (2016), Drop Dead Rock (1995).

List of movies set in long island

Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, magic, family secret, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, spell, creature, siblings relations, immortality, magical, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 10K
L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, sexy, brutal, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, male prostitution, coming of age, pedophilia, sexual abuse, pedophile, older man younger man relationship, youth, suburbs, juvenile delinquent, friendship, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, new york, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 28K
The Tender Bar (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: J.R. is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: child prodigy, uncle nephew relationship, drunken man, family relations, bartender, boy, adult child friendship, lifestyle, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, social problems, social issues ...
Time: year 1986, year 1973
Place: long island, new york, north carolina, yale university, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 22K
Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, emotional, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: serial killer, missing person, investigation, prostitute, depression, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, search and rescue, missing woman, police, parents and children, missing man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
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The Horror of Party Beach (1964)
Genre: Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Radioactive waste dumped off the coastline creates mutant monsters. The beasts attack slumber parties, beaches, tourists, and terrorize a waterfront community as a scientist, his daughter, her boyfriend and the local police try to find a way to stop ...
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, mutant, monster, beach party, teenager, sea monster, voodoo, rock music, deadly creature, chaos, voodoo doll, black maid ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island, new york
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The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, witty, art house ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, friendship, brothers, true love, irish catholic, guilt, writers, irish, marriage, island, destiny, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, ireland, boston, california, long island ...
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New York After Midnight (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Monique is a 35 year old French woman, living in New York. The daughter of a French diplomat who has remarried, Monique has no financial worries, and holds a good job with a publishing firm. She finds relationships difficult, and frequently suffers ...
Plot: murder, adultery, disco, childhood trauma, gay, nightlife, french, art gallery, sex scene, flashback sequence, psychiatrist, gay interest ...
Place: new york, long island
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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: christmas, family gatherings, estranged father, family relations, homecoming, sibling relationship, holiday, parents and children, brother sister relationship, siblings, family reunited, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ireland, long island
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, suspenseful, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: whodunit, train, investigation, murder mystery, murder, multiple suspects, twists and turns, private detective, crimes, justice, mystery, railway ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new york, london, istanbul turkey, turkey, asia ...
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 5.8
 7K
The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, experimental, entertaining
Plot: aging, comedian, insult, jewish, comeback, comedy club, brother brother relationship, jail, judaism, swamp, lesbian daughter, stand up comedian ...
Time: year 1985
Place: long island, florida, london, taiwan, alabama ...
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Drop Dead Rock (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A down and out rock 'n roll band, Hindenburg, kidnap their favorite British rock star Spazz-O (Maynard), and hold him hostage so he will listen to their music and make them famous. The problem is, Spazz-O's ex-porn star wife Holly Everest ...
Plot: punk rocker, record producer, ransom, adultery, rock band, terrorist, drug overdose, englishman abroad, deception, rock music, porn star, hitman ...
Place: long island
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 5.6
 10K
Kevin Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A newly retired police officer looks forward to spending more quality time with his wife and three kids only to discover he faces much tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.
Style: sitcom, light, funny, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ex-cop, family, police officer, husband wife relationship, friends, family relations, retirement, satire, lifestyle, parents and children, teamwork, single parent ...
Place: new york, long island
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(Romance) in the Digital Age (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the video of a once-famous emo band performing impromptu karaoke together goes viral, a door opens for the possibility of a reunion the day of the guitarist's Christmastime wedding.
Plot: wrestling, wedding, interracial marriage, internet, love, divorce, womanizer, thirty something, dating, marriage, bride and groom, christmas party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: long island, new york
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Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, feel good, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief), love story, mentor, greed, happy ending, natural disaster, humanity, childhood, hotel, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, long island
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 5.2
 336
Footsteps (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, and two men - one of whom may be trying to kill her, the other of whom ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scenic, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, stalking, crimes, couple relations, woman, police detective, poison, fan, novelist, beach house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Bridge and Tunnel (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unspooled through a series of vignettes, this slice-of-life tale follows a group of young college graduates who are forced -- because of a bleak economic environment -- to shack up with their parents and settle for low-paying jobs.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, talky
Plot: friendship, suburbs, couples, couple relations, friends, twentysomething life, bittersweet, love, funeral, money, unemployment, infertility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Our Idiot Brother (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother Ned, an erstwhile organic farmer whose ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, hippie, marijuana, dog, sibling relationship, relationships, loneliness, family relations, goofy hero, eccentric family, goodhearted, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, california, long island
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 7.4
 11K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: surreal, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, age difference, love and romance, coming of age, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, parenthood, life & death, creativity, twists and turns, great dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, long island
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 29K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, alcohol abuse, addiction, genius, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, lifestyle, self destructing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1947, year 1941 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 15K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenager, family relations, psychiatrist, friends, society, love and romance, youth, teenage life, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 14K
Deathtrap (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, witty, semi serious, cerebral ...
Plot: murder, mystery, twists and turns, gay, writers, sociopath, scared to death, battle of wits, lgbt, whodunit, murder mystery, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: long island, new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 218
Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: youth, family relations, friendship, teenage life, disability, family problems, optimism, social misfits, society, hopes, parents and children, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Standing Up, Falling Down (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship kindles between a struggling stand-up comedian from L.A.—forced to move back home to Eastern Long Island with his tail between his legs—and a tragically flawed, but charming and charismatic, alcoholic dermatologist. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, hopes, adaptation, life philosophy, disorder, destiny, friends, society, stand up comedian, drinking alcohol, live action
Time: contemporary
Place: long island
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 41K
Bad Education (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A superintendent of a school district works for the betterment of the student’s education when an embezzlement scheme is discovered, threatening to destroy everything.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, captivating, suspense, funny ...
Plot: gay, embezzlement, public school, infidelity, investigative journalism, lgbt, scheme, school, money, deception, guilt, business ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, las vegas, long island
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 3K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, social differences, americana, social relations, working class, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 21K
Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: doctors, doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, physician, high society, starting over, rich, medical, millionaire, career, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overbearing parent, parents and children, family values, family life, marital problem, family tradition, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, long island
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 757
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, tragic love, social differences, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, love affair, showbiz, infidelity, society, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 19K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: touching, tricky, enigmatic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, friendship, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, imaginary friend, small town, life philosophy, depression, character study, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, atlantic ocean, long island, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 42K
Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: age difference, love and romance, love story, fall in love, millionaire, cinderella story, workaholic, romance, love, family, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, new york, long island
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